A More Thought-Provoking Genre For Gamers
Strategy games often come as a second choice to gamers, perhaps because they don’t pack the same kind of punch as action games. However, when given a proper chance, strategy games can be far more interesting, thought-provoking, and overall more appealing than action games.
Strategy games even offer benefits that action games simply don’t. They develop concentration, strategic-thinking, and general cognitive skills. There is much more to these games than simply shooting down your enemies with your gun!
Here are the top five strategy games you should play.
Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans is a highly popular mobile-based strategy game. The game is reported to have generated a revenue of $654,000 for its developers. In Clash of Clans, players are assigned to the role as chief of a village which he or she develops through resources. The resources come from pillaging other villages.
Age of Empires
This game had garnered such a following that a remastered edition of the game was released in February 2018, called Age of Empires: Definitive Edition. In fact, all the major installments of the game including Age of Mythology, The Age of Kings, and others have sold over a million copies each. The makers of the game announced in 2017 that they working on Age of Empires 4.
Hearthstone is an online card-based strategy game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It falls under the Warcraft series. This turn-based game was released in 2014. As per the data given by Blizzard in 2018, the game now has over 100 million registered players.
This Real-Time strategy game was developed by Supercell, who are also the makers of Clash of Clans. The game is an amalgamation of different genres, including multiplayer online battle arena, tower defense, and collectible card games. Clash Royale plundered a staggering $2 billion in revenues.
Published by 2K Games and developed by Firaxis Games, XCOM 2 was released in 2016 across various platforms. This turn-based strategy game follows the narrative of its previous installment. In the game, military organization XCOM has lost the war in an attempt to fend off an alien invasion. In XCOM 2, the military organization is working as a resistance against the alien occupation.